DoD Directive 8570/8140:

IT Training & Certification Requirements

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What is DoD 8570/8140?

In 2005, The US Department of Defense signed the DoD Directive 8570, which provided guidance and procedures for the training, certification, and management of the DoD workforce conducting Information Assurance (IA) functions in assigned duty positions. In 2015, the DoD Directive 8140.01, “Cyberspace Workforce Management,” was issued as the overarching governance document which reissues, renumbers, and cancels DoD Directive (DoDD) 8570.01 to update and expand established policies and assigned responsibilities for managing the DoD cyberspace workforce.

What Certifications Are Required?

The following certifications have been approved as IA baseline certifications for the IA Workforce. Personnel performing IA functions must obtain one of the certifications required for their position category or specialty and level.


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